Jan 07, 2020 5:22 AM

Missouri Western women dominate Northeastern State 86-63

Posted Jan 07, 2020 5:22 AM

ST. JOSEPH - The season win streak hit six and the home win streak hit eight as the Missouri Western Women's Basketball (11-2, 3-1) team took care of Northeastern State (4-8, 2-3) 86-63 Monday night in the MWSU Fieldhouse.

The Griffons moved three wins away from matching last season's win total by once again jumping out to a big first quarter lead and maintaining throughout. Missouri Western never trailed and led by as many as 31 points with five different Griffons scoring double figures. They did all that despite Katrina Roenfeldt playing just 16 minutes due to foul trouble.

NOTABLES

- The Griffons held Northeastern State to seven first quarter points and are now allowing just 11.2 points per first quarter. It was the sixth straight game MWSU held its opponent to single digit scoring in the first quarter.

- MWSU started the second half with a 9-0 run that capped a 17-5 run going back to the end of the first half.

- Kylee Williams scored nine of the 17 points during the mid-game run, going 3 for 4 from behind the arc during the stretch.

- MWSU shot 58% in the first quarter, 61% in the third quarter and 49% for the game.

- 13 Griffon steals aided in MWSU scoring 22 fast break points to Northeastern State's four.

- Chris Wilson led the Griffons with 16 points and was +34, with the Griffs outscoring the RiverHawks by 34 points while Wilson was in the game.

- Simone Walker had a team-high eight rebounds.

- Simone Rodney dished out a team-high five assists.

- Anastacia Johnson recorded five steals and scored 11 points.

- Mychaell Gray scored 12 points on 5 of 6 shooting.

UP NEXT

The Griffons hit the road, playing at Washburn (7-5, 1-2) Thursday night.

--- MWSU Athletics ---

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Northwest Missouri State women take down Hillcats 63-48

MARYVILLE, Mo. - The Northwest Missouri State University women's basketball team defeated the Rogers State Hillcats 63-48 in their fourth MIAA game this season. The Bearcats are now 3-1 in the MIAA, which is tied for fourth in the conference. This is the second straight conference game that the Bearcats held their opponent under 50 points, the last time they achieved this feat since February 2014. The Bearcats had 11 blocks on the game, including Jayna Greenswatting five shots, which is tied for seventh in Northwest history.

The Bearcats were led in scoring by Kendey Eaton with 15, followed by Paityn Rau with 12 and Mallory McConkey and Kylie Coleman with 10 each. Mia Stillman led the Bearcats with seven rebounds and Erika Schlosser led the team with 4 assists. The Bearcats shot only 39% from the field, but were an impressive 16-17 from the free-throw line. Northwest outrebounded Rogers State 35-25.

The Hillcats were led by Alicia Brown and Julie Luna with 12 points each. Bailey Kliewer, Vanessa Gadjosova, and Darian Jackson each had 5 rebounds. The Bearcats held the Hillcats to six assists in the matchup.

Northwest will be back in action Thursday Jan. 9, on the road against Emporia State beginning at 5:30 p.m.

--- Northwest Athletics ---